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PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS In TIPS   on May 5, 2020 Assessing Reliability and Validity The respective roles of Classical Test Theory (CTT) and Item Response Theory (IRT)   Evaluating the level of competence of an individual within an entry to practice pathway requires measurement. Any measurement is inherently imprecise, and includes error, which is the…

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PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS In TIPS   on November 5, 2019 Score Applicability and Retakes Our Findings Evidence suggests that retake opportunities do not result in large positive effects on scores for borderline students. Our own data suggests that even large score improvements did not result in improvements for outcomes. Applicability of Assessment Scores During the…

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PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS In TIPS   on September 20, 2019 Building a Competency Assessment Why do you need a competency-based assessment?   In our home province of Ontario The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 governs 29 regulated health professions’ and 26 affiliated Colleges. Similar legislation exists in other jurisdictions to set out the rules under…

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TIPS In TIPS   on April 13, 2018 Customizing the Standard to the Purpose of the Assessment Customizing the Standard to the Purpose of the Assessment The purpose of standard setting in health professions education is to facilitate decisions following the assessment of competence at admissions, during training or at certification. Read the Full Article…

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TIPS In TIPS   on February 27, 2018 i-Assess: Evaluating the impact of electronic data capture for OSCE Tablet-based assessments offer benefits over scannable-paper assessments; however, there is little known about the impact to the variability of assessment scores. Read the Full Article Related in TIPS Assessing Reliability and Validity on May 5, 2020 How…

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